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[Illinois] Chicago Sets Example for the Nation by Reducing High School Smoking to Record Low

Chicago has succeeded by aggressively implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, including the highest combined state-local cigarette tax in the nation at $6.16 per pack, a comprehensive smoke-free air law that recently was extended to electro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 16, 2014 22:34
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[Canada] Day 225: Hidden methods and reluctant answers

The cross-examination of James Heckman at the Montreal tobacco trial was likely more interesting than it felt. Plaintiff lawyer André Lespérance and Bruce Johnston gave a sustained pounding to the report of this prominent American economist, raising a nu
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:27
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E-cigarette makers are targeting minors, hooking them on nicotine, say congressional Democrats

Eleven lawmakers, including Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep. Henry Waxman, urged the Food and Drug Administration to stop e-cigarette businesses from selling and marketing their products to kids. The lawmakers accused these companies of hawking their products t
New York Daily News
added Apr 16, 2014 11:22
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UPDATE: CDC report highlights poisoning risk from liquid nicotine in e-cigs

Brad Rodu, a professor of medicine at the University of Louisville and a smokeless-tobacco advocate, said he views the CDC report as “another example of a relentless, orchestrated campaign to demonize e-cigarettes.” He said the CDC report does not put th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2014 11:18
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[Australia] Dad caught smoking with child in his car

Noticing an 18-month-old child in the back seat of the car, they asked him if he'd been smoking while driving. "Yeah, I didn't know I couldn't," was the man's reply. Officers soon informed him that it was illegal to smoke in a car carrying children - a
Illawarra (NSW) Mercury (au)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:04
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Congress Is Coming After E-Cigarettes

It’s looking like e-cigarettes’ regulation-free honeymoon period is probably coming to an end; Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), one of the lawmakers who commissioned the report, said that the report “is further evidence that the administration must act quick
Vice.com
added Apr 16, 2014 11:01
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Teen smoking sees dramatic drop in Chicago

Chicago's numbers released Tuesday were stunning: While one in four Chicago Public School students smoked cigarettes in 2001, in 2013, only one in ten smoked. "Our youth smoked at a lower rate than the Illinois numbers and a lower rate than the national
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Apr 16, 2014 10:53
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Teen Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low In Chicago

WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports that figure is a significant decline from 2001, when nearly a quarter of Chicago teens said they smoked. “We’ve seen declines in boys’ smoking grade, and girls’ smoking grade, and black kids’ smokin
CBS 2 Chicago
added Apr 16, 2014 10:51
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Announces Record Drop in Chicago Youth Smoking Rates

smoking among Chicago high school students has decreased by more than 20 percent since 2011 ... Emanuel has a long history of working to address smoking and the associated health risks, having worked on these critical issues as a U.S. Congressman and as C
City of Chicago
added Apr 16, 2014 10:49
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[Illinois] Smoking rate among Chicago students drops

Smoking among Chicago high school students has dropped to its lowest rate in more than a decade, according to a new study released by the city's health department.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 16, 2014 10:47
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